Category Archive: Reading Challenges

The challenge isn't reading the books, it's remembering to update my reading lists!

Jan 02

2015 Reading Challenges

Reading challenges combine two of my favourite things – books and lists. Over the years, I have attempted to take part in several challenges, but my lack of organisation has always left me feeling like a failure as I rarely return to update lists. Part of my decision to live more intentionally this year involves …

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Jan 14

Anita’s Black Book Challenge #1 and #2

**Updates for this list will now be posted on the Anita’s Black Book Challenge #1 and #2 page** In 2011, in response to a BBC book list, Australian author Anita Heiss compiled her own BBC book list – a Black Book Challenge with titles by 99 Indigenous Australian authors across a range of genres. In …

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Jan 01

Book around the World

**This list will now be updated at the Book Around the World Reading Challenge page**   Source: Bonnie Jacobs at Book Around the World Aim: To read a book set in each country of the world. The book may or may not be written by an author native to that country, but must convey something …

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Nov 11

1001 Books Challenge

**This list will now be updated at the 1001 Books Challenge page**  In the early days of this blog, I attempted to set up a 1001 Book Challenge, inviting others to join me as I tried to read through as many of the books on the list as possible. There was a spreadsheet with embedded …

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May 04

Indigenous Literacy Project Book List Reading Challenge

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**This list will now be updated at the Indigenous Literacy Project Book List page**   When I interviewed Australian Indigenous author Anita Heiss recently, she brought the Indigenous Literacy Foundation to my attention. When I visited the Indigenous Literacy Foundation website, I found an Indigenous Literacy Project Book List. Many of the books are picture …

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